Sheldon “Shelly” Steinhauser dedicated his career to underrepresented populations and human rights, and to making higher education accessible to countless future leaders. Fresh out of college, Shelly accepted a job at the Anti-Defamation League, and spent the next 35 years of his career advancing Jewish rights and dedicating himself to community service. For the next six years Shelly was the director of the Allied Jewish Federation. He later served as president of Sheldon Steinhauser & Associates, a consulting firm focusing on workplace diversity and inclusion. He was also a founding board member of the Latin American Research and Service Agency. Shelly has received numerous awards including the Distinguished Pioneer in Aging Award from the Colorado Gerontological Society and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award. Shelly took his passion for helping others to Metro State University where he taught courses on aging and social issues and inspired the next generation of humanitarians. He went on to serve the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as senior director of development. Shelly was an integral part of the CU team diligently working to bolster the school’s clinical, education and research programs.
To celebrate a career of numerous achievements and honor a nationally recognized humanitarian, the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences established the Sheldon Steinhauser Diversity Scholarship. Please join Shelly’s friends and colleagues in supporting future generations of diverse pharmacy professionals.
1. Support students pursuing a degree in pharmacy
2. Foster a diverse student population from Colorado and around the country
3. Inspire future leaders in health care